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Micheal Azira

Micheal Azira
Micheal Azira
Micheal Azira
42 Midfielder
Real Name: Micheal Azira
HT: 5' 10" WT: 160
Pronunciation: ah-zeer-uh
Age: 26 (08/22/1987)
Hometown: Kampala, Uganda

Profile

  • Called into Uganda National Team for 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifier.
  • Scored game-winner for Charleston Battery in 2012 USL PRO Championship.
  • Assistant Coach Kurt Schmid: “Michael is primarily a midfielder but has enough versatility to play as an outside back as well. He plays with a lot of composure no matter the position. He's a consistent passer and positions himself well defensively.”

Professional Experience

2013: Scored six goals with two assists in 31 games played. Added two goals in two matches in USL PRO Playoffs. Appeared in two U.S. Open Cup matches.

2012: Scored first career goal; the game-winner in 2012 USL PRO Championship against Wilmington Hammerheads. Played 14 matches in regular-season play. Appeared in one postseason match and one U.S. Open Cup match.

2010-11: Played for the Mississippi Brilla of the USL PDL while in college. Scored five goals in 28 appearances over two seasons.

International Experience

Called into Uganda National Team following the 2013 USL PRO season for 2014 FIFA World Cup Qualifier against Senegal. Member of U-23 Uganda National Team for the Olympics. Member of U-20 Uganda National Team.

College

Played senior season for University of Mobile. Finished with two goals and four assists while appearing in all 20 matches. Earned NAIA All-America Honorable Mention. Played for Lindsay Wilson College from 2008-09. Conference All-Conference Team in 2008 and NAIA National Champions in 2009.

High School/Club

Attended Old Kampala S.S.S

Personal

Head Coach for Daniel Island Soccer Academy U16 and U18 teams in Charleston. Served as assistant coach at UMS-Wright Preparatory School, winning Alabama state title in 2011. Parents are Joel and Erisa Nabusigo.


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